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quinidine

 [kwin´ĭ-dēn]
the dextrorotatory isomer of quinine, administered orally as the gluconate, polygalacturonate, or sulfate salts, or intravenously as the gluconate salt in treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. It is also administered intravenously as the gluconate salt in the treatment of life-threatening malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum.

quin·i·dine

(kwin'i-dēn, -din),
One of the alkaloids of cinchona, a stereoisomer of quinine (the C-9 epimer); used as an antimalarial; also used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation and flutter, and paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia.
Synonym(s): conquinine

quinidine

(kwĭn′ĭ-dēn′)
n.
A bitter alkaloid, C20H24N2O2, that is a stereoisomer of quinine, used in the form of its salts to treat malaria and certain cardiac arrhythmias.

quinidine

Duraquin®, Quinaglute® Cardiology A class Ia antiarhythmic that ↓ myocardial excitability, conduction velocity, and contractility. See Therapeutic drug monitoring.

quin·i·dine

(kwin'i-dēn)
A cinchona alkaloid; used as an antimalarial and to treat atrial fibrillation and flutter.
Synonym(s): conquinine.

quinidine

A drug derived from QUININE and used to control irregularity or excessive rapidity of the heart beat by depressing the excitability of the muscle. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Kinidin Durules.